This post feature the latest news and resources from last December 2020 from the Front-end Development community that, in my personal opinion, are remarkable to be saved and shared.
Mozilla released Firefox 84, which contains 2 new features:
Web Almanac 2020
HTTP Archive released the 2nd edition of the Web Almanac, where they combine the raw stats and trends they collect with the expertise of the web community. The Web Almanac is a comprehensive report on the state of the web, backed by real data and trusted web experts. It is comprised of 22 chapters spanning aspects of page content, user experience, publishing, and distribution.
State of CSS 2020
The results of the survey "State of CSS 2020" has been published: 11,492 people in 102 countries answered last year.
MDN Web Developer Needs Assessment 2020
A global, annual study of developer needs on the web. MDN Web DNA aspires to be the voice of developers and designers working on the web.
This report provides critical insight into how browser vendors can improve the platform for authors with 6,645 clean respondents.
The website of Samantha Ming is a wonderful source of jems!
It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Google Fonts
Since Chrome v86, released October 2020, cross-site resources like fonts can’t be shared on the same CDN anymore.
This is due to the partitioned browser cache (Safari has had this for years already).
"Google Fonts resources will be redownloaded for every website, regardless it being cached on the CDN. Self-host your fonts for better performance. The old performance argument is not valid anymore"
Handling Short And Long Content In CSS
Modern browsers have are able now to handle short and long content; the article explore several issues and solutions in pure CSS.
The Rules of Margin Collapse
In CSS, adjacent margins can sometimes overlap. This is known as “margin collapse”, and it has a reputation for being quite dastardly.
A video based course to develop, debug & performance audit your websites.
3 lessons are free:
A YouTube performance issue
A modern authoring workflow
local overrides on Soylent.com
Revamped Storybook Addon ecosystem
Storybook has over 200 addons that enable new features and integrations. Addons are a convenient way to customize Storybook to fit your UI development workflow.
An addon that provides hints and suggestions in context, depending on the content of each individual component as it has been rendered into the page.
Pseudolocalization (or pseudo-localization) is a software testing method used for testing internationalization aspects of software.
Instead of translating the text of the software into a foreign language, as in the process of localization, the textual elements of an application are replaced with an altered version of the original language.
the pseudolocalization technique has been used at Microsoft since the late 90s
10 React security best practices
Checklist of React security best practices to help you and your team find and fix security issues in your React applications.
Modern libraries for data fetching in React
React Hooks library for data fetching. SWR means stale-while-revalidate, a HTTP cache invalidation strategy to first return the data from cache (stale), then send the fetch request (revalidate), and finally come with the up-to-date data.
Performant and powerful data synchronization for React; fetch, cache and update data in your React and React Native applications all without touching any "global state".
“The React Framework for Production”
Next.js gives you the best developer experience with all the features you need for production: hybrid static & server rendering, TypeScript support, smart bundling, route pre-fetching, and more. No config needed.
Route-level code splitting in Angular
Improve the performance of your app by using route-level code splitting
5 Tips to Improve Ionic Angular App Performance
Reduce app bundle size with source-map-explorer
Configure size budgets
Split your app into modules for native Angular lazy loading
Keep Angular up-to-date regularly with “ng update”
Reduce app build times by adding a Browserslist file
Revealing some interesting facts and features, exploring some handy features provided by Angular Router.
That's all for this collection.